hidden Time to Train: Lawyers Have Heart Digital Experience Increases the Pace with a Kick-Off, Rally Day and More!

Time to Train: Lawyers Have Heart Digital Experience Increases the Pace with a Kick-Off, Rally Day and More!

The 31st Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk will be a groundbreaking year – together we will raise $1.5 million for the American Heart Association! With the health and safety of our participants remaining our top priority, this year’s race will again be a digital experience. With no geographic boundaries, we will recruit

hidden New Bill Could Bolster Health While Curbing Sugary Drink Consumption in Washington, D.C.

New Bill Could Bolster Health While Curbing Sugary Drink Consumption in Washington, D.C.

Article Submitted by: Terra Hall, Voices for Healthy Kids Type 2 diabetes. High blood pressure. Tooth decay.. While most physicians are accustomed to treating these chronic illnesses, Yolandra Hancock, MD, was surprised when she began diagnosing these conditions in the patients who came to her practice. “Imagine a bathtub filled with sugary drinks like sweet

hidden Social impact entrepreneurs: Funding available for health equity solutions in the greater Washington D.C. region

Social impact entrepreneurs: Funding available for health equity solutions in the greater Washington D.C. region

Funding will support community-led social and economic solutions intended to improve health equity through American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund WASHINGTON, D.C., March 8, 2021 — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, today announced $1 million in targeted funding through the Association’s

hidden Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

“In order to take care of those around you, you need to remember to take care of yourself.”   Self-care was a key theme as the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) Go Red for Women movement in Greater Maryland proudly celebrated National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 5th with a heart-to-heart panel discussion. Panelists at the

hidden In Maryland, Raising Tobacco Taxes is A Must to Protect Youth

In Maryland, Raising Tobacco Taxes is A Must to Protect Youth

The Maryland House voted to override the governor’s veto of HB 732, the final step in enacting the state’s first tobacco tax increase in over a decade. The policy includes a $1.75 per pack increase on cigarettes and, for the first time, a tax on electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes). The tobacco tax increase is projected

hidden The American Heart Association, Kaiser Permanente Team Up to Encourage the Greater Washington Region to Go Red and be Healthy for Good

The American Heart Association, Kaiser Permanente Team Up to Encourage the Greater Washington Region to Go Red and be Healthy for Good

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is excited to announce that Kaiser Permanente, has teamed up with the Greater Washington Region division to advance a shared goal to help community members live longer, healthier lives free of heart disease and stroke. Kaiser Permanente has